Naples' pizza twirling joined UNESCO's list of "intangible heritage" Thursday, securing the coveted status alongside a host of cultural treasures including a Saudi art form traditionally practised only by women. The art of 'pizzaiuolo' -- which has been handed down for generations in the southern Italian city -- was given the nod by the UN cultural...

The new film Naples ’44, currently playing the Film Forum in New York City, depicts the events during and after World War II in one of the most dynamic cities of the world. Naples, Italy, faced many obstacles during the Nazi occupation and fascist era, and they were poignantly brought to bear in Norman Lewis’ original memoir. Now director Francesco...

OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, December 8, 2017 | 6:30pm - 8:30pm. Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco - 601 Van Ness Ave, Suite F, Opera Plaza. Refreshments to follow | Free Admission | Click here to RSVPRarely seen photos of the art punk scene in 1980s Naples will be on view at the Italian Cultural Institute from December 8, 2017 to January 1...

For one day only, acclaimed fashion designer Salvatore Argenio, best known for his refined Neapolitan haute couture, will be presenting his highly anticipated new collection of suits and accessories at Acqua Restaurant and Wine Bar at 21 Peck Slip in Downtown Manhattan’s historic Seaport District. Guests will be able to peruse the couturier’s styli...

Il Ministero Italiano degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione anche quest’anno ha voluto rendere omaggio all’arte culinaria italiana coinvolgendo le nostre sedi diplomatiche all’estero, oltre ad ICE, IIC , ENIT e la locale Camera di Commercio Italiana nell' organizzazione della “ Settimana della Cucina Italian nel Mondo “ prevista dal 20 al 26 Nov...

Nov. 21, 2017—Jan. 7, 2018 (Tree-lighting daily at 4:30pm, with additional ceremonies on Fridays and Saturdays at 5:30 and 6:30pm). Metropolitan Museum of Art - 1000 Fifth Avenue. New York, New York. The Christmas Tree and Neapolitan Baroque Crèche at The Metropolitan Museum of Art is a long-established yuletide tradition in New York. The brightly...

The annual Jarvis Puppet Festival returns this weekend with two shows by nationally acclaimed puppet troupes and a workshop to experience the world of a puppeteer. This is the 21st year that the Jarvis Conservatory has created a puppeteering extravaganza for the community, creating a tradition that kicks off the holidays. It begins on Friday, No...

When: From November 18, 2017 to January 7, 2018 - Where: Art Institute of Chicago (Gallery 209), 111 S Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60603 After its widely popular debut in 2013, our spectacular 18th-century Neapolitan crèche returns once again this holiday season. One of the very few and finest examples of such a work outside of Naples, the crèche is...

Cento anni fa nasceva a Napoli un istituto che per tutto il Novecentoavrebbe accompagnato la storia e lo sviluppo economico del Paese: la Banca d’America e d’Italia. Fondata il 14 novembre 1917 da un gruppo di imprenditori con il nome di Banca dell’Italia Meridionale, fu ribattezzata già nel 1922 Banca d’America e d’Italia (Bai), a sancire il forte...

November 25 (Saturday)   10:30 am - 12:00 pm Naples Underground A brief history of Naples from its early origins through WWII. Explore the underground where thousands of Neapolitans spent many months while being bombed and the impressive Catacombs of San Gennaro. Presented by Toni McKeen. Westchester Italian Cultural Center - One Generoso Pope Plac...